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The Role of the Scottish Government in the Phase Out of Oil & Gas

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has identified this decade as our last chance to make the “rapid and deep emissions reductions” required to limit warming to 1.5ºC. At the same time, our current energy system, which is delivering billions in profits to oil and gas companies every year, is pushing millions of people in Scotland into fuel poverty. This means that a rapid, yet just, transition away from fossil fuels to clean, affordable, renewable energy is an urgent necessity. 

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Onshore conventional oil & gas call for evidence – FoES response

A position of no support for onshore conventional oil and gas extraction must therefore be adopted, and enforced through the licensing regime and the new National Planning Framework 4.

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FoES response to Scottish Government coal consultation

Our submission to the Scottish Government call for evidence regarding coal extraction. Friends of the Earth Scotland is calling on the Scottish Government to ban any future coal extraction in…

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National Planning Framework 4 Consultation Response

Our response to the Scottish Governments consultation on National Planning Framework 4.

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A manifesto for local authorities – 2022 Council Elections

This manifesto sets out some of the priorities for action that parties should champion in their manifestos, and the policies that should be taken to deliver them.

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Hydrogen Factsheet

Explaining the different between types of Hydrogen and how oil and gas companies are backing them as a climate solution.

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Carbon Capture & Storage Factsheet

Carbon Capture & Storage Factsheet

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Tickets & Training: The Hidden Costs For Offshore Oil & Gas Workers

The survey results show a workforce in insecure employment, where workers are bearing the brunt of training and certification costs previously borne by employers.

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Briefing – Addressing the Climate Emergency debate June 2021

A briefing ahead of the Scottish Government debate in the Parliament on ‘Addressing the Climate Emergency’ Summary This next five years is going to be absolutely crucial in both the…

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